Thombs at PluggedIn.LA (Credit: Sean O Connor)
Produced by Akon, the original version of “Baby, I’m Back” peaked at No. 19 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart. Thombs’ rework gives the hip-hop and R&B track a Latin twist.
Launched in 2017, DJcity’s Puro Pari series is focused on remixes and party breaks that combine Latin and non-Latin genres.
Preview Thombs’ “Baby, I’m Back” remix below and download it only on DJcity.
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DJ zamurai (left) and Mister Diamonds (right) at Vintrash nightclub in Bogotá, Colombia.
When it comes to Latin music, Colombian DJs are often ahead of the curve, usually playing hits months before the tracks go mainstream.
To showcase two of the country’s best DJs, we recorded a live set by Mister Diamonds and Zamurai earlier this month in Bogotá. The video was shot at a club called Vintrash with the help of DJcity Colombia rep Thombs. Vintrash is a vintage-themed bar with three levels, each offering a different style of music.
Mister Diamonds and Zamurai played a back-to-back set full of current hits and throwbacks, including a few DJcity exclusives. Their hour-long mix consisted of reggaeton, Latin hip-hop, Latin-influenced dance music, and more.
A native of Bogotá, Mister Diamonds is a 10-year veteran who was featured on the DJcity Podcast in 2017. Zamurai is a DJ/producer also from Bogotá.
Watch their live set below.
1. Sebastian Yatra & Mau Y Ricky – Ya No Tiene Novio
2. Cosculluela ft. Ñejo y Dalmata – No Necesito
3. L’oMy – Dí Que Sí
4. Mr Fox – Ushh – DJ Yoko Remix
5. Ozuna – Si No Te Quiere – DJ Santarosa Hype Intro
6. Daddy Yankee – Yo Nunca Me Quedo Atras
7. J Balvin ft. Reykon – Se aloca
8. J Balvin – Sin Compromiso
9. Kino Rankins – Sandunguera
10. Zion & Lennox – Doncella
11. Jiggy Drama – La Flaca
12. ChocQuibTown – De Donde Vengo Yo
13. ChocQuibTown – Somos Pacifico
14. DJ Snake ft. Selena Gomez, Cardi B, & Ozuna – Taki Taki – MFresh Rakata Hype Intro
15. Lalo Ebratt & Trapical – Mocca – DJ Luiggi Remix
16. Jey D – Contra La Pared
17. Big Yamo ft. Calle 13 – Tocarte Toa
18. Daddy Yankee – Salud Y Vida
19. Jennifer Lopez – Get Right
20. Sak Noel & Salvi ft. Sean Paul – Trumpets
21. Becky G & Natti Natasha – Sin Pijama – DJ Santarosa Hype Intro
22. Jowell & Randy ft. J Balvin – Bonita
23. Petrona Martinez – La Vida Vale La Pena
24. Cabas – Fiesta de Tambores
25. DJ Scuff – Plakiti
26. MC Fioti – Bum Bum Tam Tam
27. Proyecto Uno – El Tiburon
28. Proyecto Uno – Latinos
29. Fulanito – La Novela
30. Latin Dreams – Quiero Una Chica
31. Bigboy – Mis Ojos Lloran Por Ti
32. Luny Tunes ft. Baby Ranks, Daddy Yankee, Tony Tun Tun, Wisin & Yandel and Héctor el Father – Mayor Que Yo
33. Tego Calderón – Pa’ Que Retozen
34. Trébol Clan – Agarrala, Pegala, Azotala
35. Dragon y Caballero – Fruta Prohibida
36. Blindaje 10 – Amigos Especiales Remix
37. Zion & Lennox – La Player (Bandolera) – DJ Santarosa Hype Intro
Rising Colombian producer Thombs has explained how to produce a moombahton track in a new video for Latin America-based YouTube channel, El Arte de Ser DJ. The Spanish-language channel, which translates to “The Art of Being a DJ,” reviewed DJcity’s record pool in March.
Thombs breaks down his production process in FL Studio using his 2014 heater “La Era del Moombahton” featuring Happy Colors and Jack Style. Billboard listed the track as one of its top 50 moombahton songs of all time in 2016.
Watch the video above and read a Spanish translation below.
Thombs analiza su proceso de producción en FL Studio utilizando su éxito de 2014 “La Era del Moombahton” con Happy Colors y Jack Style. Billboard listó la canción como una de sus mejores 50 canciones de moombahton de todo el tiempo en 2016.
Mira el video arriba.
Thombs at PluggedIn.LA in Los Angeles on May 6, 2017. (Source: Facebook)
In 1999, legendary guitarist Santana released his comeback album, Supernatural. The star-studded project featured a variety of artists, such as Lauryn Hill, CeeLo Green, Dave Mathews, Rob Thomas, and Eric Clapton.
In addition to smashes like “Smooth” and “Maria Maria,” the album also contained a single called “Corazon Espinado” featuring Latin rock group Maná. The song became a hit in Spanish-speaking countries and won the “Record of the Year” and “Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group” at the 2000 Latin Grammy Awards.
Now, almost 20 years later, rising Colombian producer Thombs has dropped a moombahton remix of the track as part of DJcity’s Puro Pari series. His version adds new drums and drops while retaining the original vocals.
Stream it below and download it exclusively on DJcity.
Sak Noel at Hulakula in Warsaw, Poland on Sept. 2, 2017 / Facebook
The pack features a cumbia and moombahton remix from DJ Santarosa and Thombs, a Puro Pari reggaeton remix from Big Syphe, a future house remix from Safety First!, and a VIP moombahton remix from Sak and Salvi.
In addition to the new versions, Sak and Salvi have also released a steamy video for the original. It stars artists from Sak’s label, Barnaton.
Stream the remixes and watch the video below and download the remixes exclusively on DJcity.
Thombs, a rising DJ/producer from Bogota, Colombia, has delivered 30 minutes of moombahton, dancehall, and reggaeton for the DJcity Podcast. His selection contains six of his own productions, including one original.
1. Era Istrefi – Bonbon
2. Rochelle ft. Kalibwoy – Way Up
3. Major Lazer & MOTi ft. Ty Dolla $ign, Wizkid, & Kranium – Boom
4. Sean Paul ft. Dua Lipa – No Lie
5. Nina Sky – Champion Lover – Lady Bee Remix
6. Lady Bee & Noise Cans – Bucka – Guerilla Crew Edit
7. Maluma – El Perdedor – Donner Remix
8. Farruko ft. Ky-Mani Marley – Chillax – Thombs Remix
9. DeeWunn ft. Marcy Chin – Mek It Bunx
10. Ape Drums – Bashment
11. Kid Kobra – Pachanguero
12. Ape Drums ft. Major Lazer & Busy Signal – The Way We Do This
13. Sean Paul ft. Chi Ching Ching, Chimney Records, Banx, & Ranx – Crick Neck
14. Luis Fonsi ft. Daddy Yankee – Despacito – Thombs & DJ-X Remix
15. Justin Timberlake – Can’t Stop The Feeling – Praia Del Sol & Renco Bootleg
16. Thombs ft. Jamaruk & Joseph – La Era Del Moombahton Dos
17. The Boy Next Door & Art Inc. – La Colegiala
18. DJ Fresh vs Diplo ft. Dominique Young Unique – Earthquake – Kid Kobra Remix
19. Sak Noel & Salvi ft. Sean Paul – Trumpets – Thombs Remix
20. ChildsPlay ft. Leftside – All Di Girls
21. Willy William – Te Quiero – Big Ali Remix
22. Shakira ft. Maluma – Chantaje – Thombs Remix
23. El Chevo – Tu Ta Loca – Thombs Remix
24. Rod Franco – El Buki
25. El Dusty – K Le Pasa – Alvaro Remix
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